Digium® Expands Management Team with New Vice President of Global Marketing
Networking industry veteran Leslie Conway brings 20 years of experience in marketing and channel development to open source telephony leader
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced that Leslie Conway has joined the company as vice president of global marketing. Conway comes to Digium from networking and communications equipment leader ADTRAN, where she was vice president of global marketing for the Enterprise Division. At Digium, she will head up all marketing activity, as well as work with the company’s channel partners to build a world-class channel for Digium’s Asterisk-based solutions.
“Over the past year, Digium has substantially broadened its product offerings and signed on more than 300 channel partners”
Conway spent 17 years at ADTRAN. Previous to her role as vice president, she served in senior positions responsible for product marketing, product management and distribution sales as well as pre-sales technical support and training. Prior to joining ADTRAN, Conway worked as a product manager at Intergraph Corporation and as a design engineer for General Electric. She holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering, a master’s degree in management and a master’s degree in business administration. Conway was recognized by ChannelWeb as one of last year's 50 Most Powerful Women of the Channel.
Conway takes over marketing from Bill Miller, who had been responsible for both marketing and product management. Miller will now focus exclusively on managing Digium’s expanding product line, including all of the company’s hardware, software and appliance families, technology partners and expanding Digium’s open source Asterisk community.
“Over the past year, Digium has substantially broadened its product offerings and signed on more than 300 channel partners,” said Danny Windham, CEO of Digium. “The market for products and services based upon open source telephony, and specifically Asterisk-based solutions, is gaining momentum worldwide. The addition of Leslie Conway will allow Digium to continue to build upon its leadership position in this disruptive and growing market segment, and we are pleased that she’s chosen to join our team.”
Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, created, owns and is the innovative force behind Asterisk, the most widely used open source telephony software. Since its founding in 1999, Digium has become the open source alternative to proprietary communication providers, with offerings that cost as much as 80 percent less. Digium makes Asterisk software available to the open source community and delivers Asterisk Business Edition and Switchvox IP PBX software to power a broad family of products for small, medium and large businesses. The company’s product line includes a wide range of hardware to enable resellers and customers to implement turnkey solutions or to design their own voice over IP (VoIP) systems. More information is available at www.digium.com.
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